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The Witness Newspaper
  • Fall Visit Day Brings Potential Students

    Wilmington College (WC) hosted a “Fall Agriculture and Equine Business Management Visit Day” where perspective WC students toured the campus and the farm, attended sessions on their potential field of study, and were able to ask questions to better understand the school. Joel Penhorwood from Ohio Ag Net spoke to three students: Shay Kramer, Morgan

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  • Students Operate Collegiate Farmers’ Market

    This past week, I was able to catch up with some of the agriculture students who are hosting a weekly Farmers’ Market, where they are selling the freshest organic produce Wilmington College has to offer! Managed by Molly Scroggy, a veteran of the college farm, she said, “this is an amazing opportunity to get out and support

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  • Earth Day 2018 a Major Success!

    This past week, Wilmington College held its annual Earth Day event, originally put on by Corey Cockerill a few years ago. As the event has progressed, so has the growing involvement from several agencies and persons in this event at Wilmington. This year was the largest Earth Day celebration at Wilmington College, with a total

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  • Small Steps to Big Changes with the Earth Day Environmental Round Tables

    Student Mathew Hursey stating his personal connection to the cause of environmental justice (photo by Corey Cockerill) To face big problems, one must start small and take one step at a time. Wilmington College is doing just that in addressing environmental concerns and letting voices be heard. On the afternoon of April 19, students Sarah

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  • “No Offense But” Panel Discussion Embraces Diversity

    On Thursday, November 30, Black Student Initiative (BSI) hosted their annual “No Offense But” discussion in McCoy. They changed things up this year by making it a panel. They had people from Spectra, BSI, the Student Body, Athletics, Agriculture, Greek Life, International Club, and Latino Student Association represent on the panel. They plan to add

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  • Wilmington College Earth Day Kick Off

    Wilmington College Agriculture Department held an Earth Day Kick Off on April 20th in the Pyle Parking Lot on campus. The Agriculture department presented three tractors, a sheep, a goat, a fresh (right from the college farm garden) make your own salad bar, gave away mini trees for people to plant, and let you write

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  • Dr. Temple Grandin Interacts With WC Students

    On Thursday, March 30th Dr. Temple Grandin was at Wilmington College. Throughout her time on campus, she was given a tour of our brand new Center for Sciences and Agriculture, our Equine Center, and our Academic Farm. During the farm tour Dr. Grandin said, “Wilmington College’s Academic Farm is a wonderful way for students to

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  • Wilmington College Aggies Contest

    On Wednesday March 1st the Wilmington College Aggies and Colligate 4-H group held the 59th annual Aggies Livestock Judging Contest in Springfield, Ohio at the Clark County Fairgrounds.  In years past it has even been held here in Clinton County at the fairgrounds and at the Roberts Arena. The Aggies Livestock Judging Contest is an

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  • Over a Dozen WC Students Attend Farm Bureau Conference

    Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Agricultural Professionals held another successful conference this past weekend, drawing more than 600 attendees who enjoyed two days of leadership training, networking, and camaraderie. Wilmington College was well-represented at this conference with over a dozen current students and several alumni. One alumna, Micaela Wright, class of 2016, took place in

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  • WC Freshmen Care for Newborn Lambs

    Wilmington College freshmen are participating in lamb and goat watch this month to understand the process of birthing and basic lamb and goat care. Students take shifts for two days for feeding in the morning and evening. Students go to the farm at 6:40 in the morning and 5:00 in the evenings. While feeding, they

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